13 ESSENTIAL SALES CALL QUESTIONS FOR FREIGHT BROKERS

April 30, 2019

You're laying the groundwork for a relationship with the person on the other end of the line, so take a moment to learn about them as a person: do you have any sports preferences in common? What's their family life like? What kind of food or music are they into? Everything in sales comes down to relationships and trust.

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TOTE Maritime

TOTE Maritime provides twice weekly shipping service to Alaska and Puerto Rico with offices in Anchorage, AK; Federal Way, WA; Jacksonville, FL; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Tacoma, WA. TOTE Maritime operates the world's first LNG powered containerships between Jacksonville and Puerto Rico and a fleet of roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) cargo ships between Tacoma and Anchorage. In addition, the company provides overland highway and intermodal connections throughout the Lower 48. TOTE Maritime is part of the TOTE family of companies.

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

Infographic | January 3, 2020

With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN PREPAREDNESS

Infographic | March 23, 2020

from complex emergencies to sudden onset responses, recent cooperative studies tri HELP Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University. Action Contre la Faim France, Global Logistics Cluster, If RC, Save the Childern International and INICEF, show just how important preparedness action can be across die humanitarian supply chain.

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How to Manage Your Supply Chain

Infographic | December 11, 2019

Effective produce software integrates seamlessly with your shopfloor systems to offer complete product movement visibility from farm to fork. Here's how streamlined operations should look throughout the supply chain process. Fenn Label/Package Record harvest Print PTI dates and compliant locations for GSI and GTIN each item barcodes

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THE DIGITAL LINK TO SUPPLY CHAIN

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Digital technologies drive efficiency of supply chain operations. Digital collaboration enables Zara to design, produce and deliver new apparel to stores in 14 days compared to 9 months for competition. Digital Technologies 11 Ensure Data Consistency Electron, Data Interchange platform helped Levi Strauss & Co. to reduce manual tracking and tracing of inbound shipments by 98%.

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

According to the US Census Bureau: There are roughly 957,000 U.S. Warehouse Workers. The Average Warehouse Worker Wastes -8 Minutes Per Hour Walking To Printers & Computers. That's the distance from NYC to Atlanta in wasted motion! Eliminate it with Mobile Powered Workstations.

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Is a 3PL right for your business?

Infographic | April 20, 2021

Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and delivery service requirements for their products. A provider of such integrated services is referenced as a third-party supply chain management provider (3PSCM), or as a supply chain management service provider (SCMSP). 3PL targets particular functions within supply management, such as warehousing, transportation, or raw material provision. Services often extend beyond logistics to include value-added services related to the production or procurement of goods, such as services that integrate parts of the supply chain.

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Spotlight

TOTE Maritime

TOTE Maritime provides twice weekly shipping service to Alaska and Puerto Rico with offices in Anchorage, AK; Federal Way, WA; Jacksonville, FL; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Tacoma, WA. TOTE Maritime operates the world's first LNG powered containerships between Jacksonville and Puerto Rico and a fleet of roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) cargo ships between Tacoma and Anchorage. In addition, the company provides overland highway and intermodal connections throughout the Lower 48. TOTE Maritime is part of the TOTE family of companies.

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